Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1917, John Lee Hooker songwriter, singer and guitarist. An enormous influence on blues based rock acts. His songs have been extensively covered.

Born today in 1938, Dale Hawkins songwriter, singer, guitarist and a pioneer rock artist

Born today in 1945, Ron Dante (Carmine Granito) singer with the 60?s cartoon band The Archies.

Born today in 1947 Donna Godchaux ( Donna Thatcher ) singer with The Grateful Dead.

Born today in 1948, David Marks singer, songwriter and guitarist with The Beach Boys.

Today in 1966, ?Revolver? by the Beatles was certified gold.

Died today in 2006, Bruce Gary drummer with The Knack aged 54.

The rock history posts have been compiled by our much appreciated volunteer, Nechtan.

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